Inground & Above Ground Swimming Pool Construction and Supplies

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Whether you are looking to refinish your pool, do a complete remodel or new addition, Weber Pools can help. We can put together and implement a plan from start to finish no matter what the scope and size of the project is.

  • Outdoor Kitchen – no problem
  • Hot Tub – no problem
  • Cedar Arbor – no problem
  • Commercial Swimming Pool New Construction – no problem
  • Residential Swimming Pool New Construction – no problem
  • Water Features – no problem
  • So much more – usually no problem with those too!

Because of our sister companies and business affiliations, we can cover all of the trades and keep it under one roof, with one payee and one supervisor. This makes your life easier and ours too. We are uniquely situated to complete your entire outdoor living project in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Residential Swimming Pools 

Is your backyard big enough for a swimming pool? Have you been thinking about increasing the value of your home and for ways that you and your family can entertain others? Well, installing a new swimming pool is one way of doing that. Because of our sister companies and other affiliations, we have the ability to build any size pool depending on what you are looking for.

Whereas, if you currently have a swimming pool and are looking to upgrade with water features, new tile, a spa addition or with repairs, we can help you with that too.

Please take a look at our online gallery to see more of our residential swimming pool work and construction.

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Commercial Swimming Pools

Weber Pools is a Greater Dallas/Fort Worth pool service company that specializes in working with commercial properties. We work well with numerous management companies of some of the largest luxury developments in the DFW area. Weber Pools is familiar with the property management process, and we carry all the current pool service licenses and insurances required by most commercial facilities. In addition, we also are aware of all the current and ever-changing health department swimming pool requirements and processes.

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Downtime with a commercial swimming pool especially during swim season is always a big concern. We are aware of that and never want this to happen. That’s why at Weber Pools we are always available when you need us. When problems inevitably arise, the Weber Difference is that we are always easy to reach and ready to respond when you need us.

Please take a look at our online gallery to see more of our commercial swimming pool work and construction.

As for any repairs you might need with you swimming pool, please keep Weber Pools in mind because we have office staff and highly qualified pool service technicians and repair technicians that cover the Great Dallas/Fort Worth area. If you’re outside of the Dallas Ft. Worth area and are looking for pool supplies or parts to do work on your own, contact PST Pool Supplies for all of your Inground & Above Ground Swimming Pool Supplies.

What Is The Best Filter For My Swimming Pool?

As a swimming pool owner, you have three different choices when it comes to filters for your swimming pool. Each of them has their differences and benefits depending on what you are looking for and we want this blog post to be informative on the differences of each. We will be discussing the types of filters, what makes them unique, when they should be cleaned as well as price points for each. As we have stated in the past, Weber Pools will always choose Jandy first. As an authorized dealer we like Jandy for their price points, reliability, warranty and of course functionality. As for the filters for your swimming pool, you can choose sand, cartridge or diatomaceous earth (DE). Each one of these filters can be further broken down into the following categories to help us decide on which best fits your needs:

  • Type of liner
  • How much vegetation you have around your swimming pool
  • Surface area of the pool
  • Water conservation factors
  • Ease of use
Jandy Sand Filter

Jandy Sand Filter

Sand Filter  

Pros

  • Easiest filter to use
  • The most common filter you will find for swimming pools
  • Filters down to 20 microns
  • Easy to backwash when pressure rises to set backwash number

Cons

  • Requires replacements of sand every 5-8 years or when laterals break
  • Not recommended for pebble tec pools or pools with lots of vegetation due to high micron number
  • Can take much longer to clean up a green pool with this type of filter
  • Can be the hardest filter to work with when parts break because you usually will need to vacuum out the sand if it’s on the inside.
Jandy Cartridge Filter

Jandy Cartridge Filter

Cartridge Filter

Pros

  • Simple and easy to maintain
  • Filters down to 10 microns
  • Since there is no backwashing it is the best filter if you are looking for water conservation.
  • Filters better in large surface area pools

Cons

  • More expensive filter out of the three
  • Cartridge replacement can be more expensive

 

Jandy DE Filter

Jandy DE Filter

D.E. Filter

Pros

  • Filters down to 3 microns. This will keep your pool the cleanest
  • Filters the largest surface area and keeps the pool the cleanest
  • Best for pools with lots of vegetation in the backyard
  • If you happen to get a green pool, this filter will clean it up the quickest

Cons

  • Requires the most amount of maintenance especially after backwashing

The key to picking out which type of filter for your swimming pool is ultimately dependent on you but the above factors should help you make a decision. Most importantly, if your swimming pool is surrounded by a lot of trees, plants, soil and other types of vegetation, the clearest cut choice for you to keep your pool the cleanest is going to be a D.E. filter. Other than that, if you’re in an area where there are drought conditions we would recommend a cartridge filter because there is no backwashing and it does a great job of keeping your swimming pool clean. When it comes to a sand filter, all that is necessary is a backwash but always be on the lookout for sand in your pool. When that happens, you might have a cracked lateral, which is the main filtration mechanism in a sand filter. At this point, a sand change will be necessary. As for cartridge filters, when the pressure rises to the maximum, they will need to be hosed down and cleaned (typically quarterly). Make sure to open up the pleats of the filter to thoroughly clean them. Finally, a D.E. filter should be taken apart at a minimum of one time a year. You will need to hose down the grids to get the excess D.E. off of them and then recharge the filter when you put it back together. Please note, that if you see D.E. blowing back into the pool, that’s a sign there’s a tear in the grid and it will need to be replaced.

At Weber Pools, we are very familiar with each type of filter and can keep track of backwashing, cleaning and replacing if necessary. If you should have any questions in regards to filters, contact us today!

Benefits of Owning a Hot Tub

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Have you been thinking about installing a hot tub/spa in your backyard? During the long, dreary cold winter months this isn’t uncommon. Hot tubs are great for relaxation, relieving sore muscles and of course warming up too. They are also a great place to entertain friends and family or perfect when you are looking to add a little charm to your backyard paradise. With hot tubs, they do require work because of the higher temperatures so we hope this blog post informs you on what you will need to do or why hiring us will make your life a lot easier.

If you do not have the proper balance of chemical levels in your hot tub, it will never be truly clean, and it could be potentially harmful to you and your family. Keeping the appropriate levels of chemicals in the water will make it easier for you when it comes time to clean your hot tub – so we recommend investing in an inexpensive water testing kit from your local pool supply store, home center, or hiring us to maintain the appropriate chemicals to maintain proper sanitation. Since there are various types of scum that are found in the water it is best diagnosed by testing with the kit mentioned above, or by taking a sample of the hot tub water to your local pool supply store, so that they can diagnose any problems with the water, and they can point you to the right chemicals for your particular situation.

The next important step in maintaining a clean and healthy spa is to regularly check and clean the filters. You can do this in a variety of different ways:

The Quick Rinse

Most hot tubs use cartridge filters that can easily be removed and washed down with a garden hose. This type of rinse is recommended at least once a week if you use your hot tub regularly.

Chemical Soaking

You can buy chemicals in a pool store to soak your filters in overnight. Please be sure to read the directions and this type of cleaning should occur about 2-3 times a year or times when your hot tub is in heavy use mode.

Please be sure to inspect the filter pleats each time you clean them for tears. If this happens, you must replace the filter. To prevent downtime, having a second set of filters for you hot tub would be a good idea.

Ultimately, you will want to make sure you do all of the above to keep your hot tub functioning at all times. Keeping it clean can be among the least favored chores around your home. Weber Pools can keep your hot tub looking good and performing at optimal levels for your continued enjoyment. Contact us today to learn more!

Pool Construction In Dallas

Come springtime, being outdoors is something everyone is pretty excited about especially after a long fall and winter season where temperatures prevent this. If you enjoy swimming for recreation, hosting parties with friends or just showing off your backyard you are going to want to make sure you hire a reputable company to build your pool and other various backyard needs. At Weber Pools, we have a lot of experience building swimming pools and other necessities for your backyard. We want this blog post to inform you on how you should do your due diligence when hiring a company to build your backyard paradise as well as showcase a variety of work we have performed.

When spending money on your home, the goal is to increase the value of your property. This means hiring companies with a track record of success. When hiring a company to build your swimming pool you should look at and ask the following questions:

  • Online galleries of their work
    • Social Media
    • Website
  • Ask them for testimonials from other customers or contact info from previous customers so you can call them
  • Reviews
    • Yelp
    • Better Business Bureau
  • Check to make sure they are fully licensed, bonded and insured
  • Check their credentials
  • If you aren’t sure what you backyard needs are, feel free to ask them for ideas

Whether building a swimming pool, installing new filtration equipment, performing tile work, installing new decks or barbecues you will want to make sure you check into the company you hire. Our staff has an abundance of knowledge, and most of our staff have been with us for ten years or longer. We, however, train our technicians well and pay our technicians at the top of the industry scale, which in turn provides our customers with superior service. If you give us a try, you will notice the Weber difference.

The following is some of the work we have performed…..

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New Pavestone Work Around Spa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tile Repair In Fountain

 

 

 

 

 

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Travertine Deck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stone Grill area with Bull Grill and door/drawer combo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We also showcase some of our work on Facebook where you can look at Unique Pool Builds and New Pool Construction.

If you should have any questions about work you are looking to do in your backyard, contact us today.

What Is Calcium Hardness In Your Swimming Pool?

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There is some confusion in the swimming pool industry in regards to how much calcium is necessary for your swimming pool. If you have a new swimming pool having some calcium in the water is vital for the integrity of the liner (about 200 parts per million) but the challenge arises when calcium levels get too high. The latter is one of the biggest problems you will face as a swimming pool owner because too much calcium will destroy your swimming pool. When you first build a swimming pool, the liner needs to cure and calcium is necessary for that but after that, it becomes for problematic when the levels rise. Our fill water in the Dallas area is loaded with calcium and other hardness minerals. The levels coming out of the tap is about 300 parts per million (ppm) and recommended levels for a swimming pool are between 200 and 400 ppm. But, what happens when those levels get above 600ppm? In our latest blog post, we want to highlight why keeping track of your calcium hardness levels is crucial to protecting the lifespan of your investment.

As your water evaporates (up to an inch a day during the summer time) the hardness minerals (calcium, magnesium, and others) remain in solution and rise in concentration. As this happens calcium will begin scaling your tile, the liner of the pool, filtration equipment, spillways and decorative water features. You will notice a thick white chalk looking substance everywhere. This isn’t easy to remove and once it starts it will only increase and become more challenging to remove. This scaling will take life off of your swimming pool, your filtration equipment and be a nightmare to look at. If the scaling is visible chances are you will need to hire a company to come out and remove it. This can be a costly procedure and that’s why we recommend changing out the water in your swimming pool every two years. This can keep calcium hardness levels to a minimum, it can prevent calcium buildup and it will increase the lifespan of your investment.

At Weber Pools, we recommend recycling your swimming pool water using our mobile filtration system. It’s a mobile trailer that is equipped with Reverse Osmosis filtration to lower calcium hardness, total dissolved solids, cyanuric acid and so much more to give you the best water quality in your pool. It will conserve up to 85% of the existing water in your swimming pool. You will have no downtime with your swimming pool and if you use this service every two years you will keep calcium levels low but enough to maintain the integrity of your liner. Your swimming pool water will be more fun to swim in and your filtration equipment will thank you. If you’re interested in learning more as to why this is a service you will want to use, contact us today!